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    Coronavirus

    NHS Forth Valley have announced they are to postpone non-urgent operations – as they struggle with the impact of coronavirus. There’s been a “significant” rise in Covid-19 infections across the area. The health board say that’s led to increased pressure at Forth Valley Royal Hospital – and high numbers of staff shortages. All patients are […]

    Omicron cases across the Forth Valley rose sharply over the festive period. On Christmas Eve the total number of confirmed omicron cases sat at 150. As of yesterday, it’s now more than 1000. It’s estimated over Christmas, 1 in 20 people in Scotland had Covid-19. Meanwhile, self-isolation rules are changing from today. There is an […]

    There are fewer Scotrail services across the Forth Valley from today – as the train company is hit by coronavirus absences. Scotrail says the temporary timetable will be in place until 28th January. It includes routes from Alloa, Stirling and Falkirk to Edinburgh and Glasgow. A full list of the changes can be found on […]

    We’re being warned to avoid A&E departments for non-urgent treatment – as NHS Forth Valley say they’re facing their “toughest winter yet”. There are higher than usual levels of patients facing discharge delays – as well as high rates of coronavirus. They’re concerned A&E departments could be overwhelmed. NHS Forth Valley’s Medical Director, Andrew Murray, […]

    Forth Valley College is moving to remote learning for the last week of term. They’ve also confirmed hybrid learning will be in place when classes return in January. Colleges Scotland announced the move, as Omicron cases spread across the country. Forth Valley College Principal, Dr Ken Thomson OBE, said:“Following formal guidance for the College sector, […]

    The Scottish Government have announced new guidance to social gathering numbers. The First Minister has stated that socialising should be limited to up to 3 households. This will not be law – but advised by the Scottish Government. The advisory will not be in place for Christmas Eve/Day and Boxing Day. In addition to this, […]

    From today, people aged 30 to 39 in the Forth Valley will be able to book their booster vaccine. The rollout of the programme is being accelerated, as ministers aim to reduce the impact of Omicron cases. The Scottish Government says people aged 18 to 29 should be able to book their jab later this […]

    An announcement from the First Minister this afternoon has confirmed that Vaccine Passports will NOT be used to gain entry to more venues across Scotland. It was hinted at last week, that Scotland would introduce proof of vaccination to enter bars, restaurants and cinemas. This will not be introduced due to a steady “stabilisation” of […]

    People aged 50 to 59 are now able to book their booster vaccinations. Both the Covid-19 and flu vaccine will be offered to people in this age group. Figures from Public Health Scotland show just over 67,000 Covid-19 booster doses have been given out across Forth Valley. Meanwhile, an online portal has launched for people […]

    Restrictions on visiting patients at Forth Valley hospitals are to be reintroduced from Monday, after a rise in coronavirus cases. Patients will be allowed to have one 45 minute visit a day from up to two people. All visits must be arranged in advance. The new arrangements are in line with previous Level 1 restrictions. […]